Santiago Rocha "Chago" Blanco

August 4, 1948 - September 7, 2012

Santiago Rocha Blanco, age 64, of Dallas, Texas passed away September 7, 2012. He was born August 4, 1948 in Coahuila Matamoros, Mexico to Hilario Blanco and Macaria (Rocha) Blanco, Sr. On April 24, 2009. He married Elida M. Saenz in McKinney, Texas. Santiago was a retired Machine Operator from Inland Container for 37 years. He was of the Catholic faith.

He is survived by his wife, Elida Blanco of Dallas, Texas; sons, Javier Blanco and partner, Tracy Taylor of Dallas, Texas and Carlos Segovia, Jr. of Cedar Hill, Texas; daughters, Maria Blanco and husband, Juan Singleterry of Garland, Texas, Vicki Sosa and husband, Fernando of San Antonio, Texas and Alycia Duarte and husband, Alfredo of Cedar Hill, Texas; grandchildren, Steven Singleterry, Ashlee and Nathan Segovia, Alexandria, Alfredo III, Alessandro Duarte, Venita and Matthew Sosa; sisters, Gabina Andrews of Leonard, Texas, Mary Vandergriff and husband, Jimmy of Leonard, Texas and Facunda Whitkanack and husband, Kevin of Denton, Texas; brothers, Jacinto Blanco and wife, Maria of McKinney, Texas, Hiliario Blanco, Jr. and wife, Esperanza of Fort Worth, Texas, Johnny Blanco of Leonard, Texas and Larry Blanco of McKinney, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hilario and Macaria Blanco; first wife, Irma G. Blanco granddaughter, Cecilia A. Blanco and his sister, Petra Reyes.

 

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We are sorry to hear about Chago's passing. May God bless you all during this difficult time. Gloria and Brian Bailey, September 14, 2012 May he rest in peace and may all his precious memories fill your heart and ease your pain. I will forever cherrish my childhood memories with my Godparents. Javier, Mary and Vicki my prayers are with you all. Tracey Nigo (Herrera) , September 13, 2012 God Bless all the family and may He Rest in Eternal Peace - Vicki my prayers are with you - Jo & Troy Ramirez, September 12, 2012